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Microsoft Integration Roadmap 2015

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Highlights of the Microsoft Integration Roadmap 2015 as presented to the Brisbane Azure User Group by Dan Toomey

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Microsoft Integration Roadmap 2015

  1. 1. Integration Roadmap 2015 Highlights of Microsoft’s Vision & Strategy Dan Toomey Mexia Consulting
  2. 2. “This roadmap explains our holistic approach to integration and the key product offerings that contribute to our integration capabilities. It details our vision and ambition as well as our strategy to address the challenges and opportunities for integration we see in the years ahead.” Microsoft Integration Roadmap 1.0, Executive Summary, 24 December 2015
  3. 3. Highlights • Continuing commitment to BizTalk Server, with our 10th release of BizTalk Server in Q4 2016 • Expansion of our iPaaS vision to provide a comprehensive and compelling integration offering spanning both traditional and modern integration requirements – Preview refresh in January 2016 and General Availability (GA) in April 2016. • Deliver our iPaaS offering on premises through Azure Stack – Preview in Q2 2016 – GA by end of the 2016 • The next release of Host Integration Server is planned on the same timeline as BizTalk Server 2016
  4. 4. Enterprise Integration • Industry standards support, e.g. EDI, HL7, AS/2 • Virtually unlimited scale • Fully managed iPaaS • Very high reliability 99.95 SLA for mission critical workloads • Cost competitive • Marketplace of available services, components, connectors • Core capabilities, messaging, transformation, complex logic Modern Integration • Step-based flows to drive automation • Ease of use as a feature • SaaS and web-centricity • Affordability but with built-in reliability and scale • Inclusive approach, no code, browser-based tools • Integrated part of Azure – a complete cloud solution • Agility and innovation through bimodal IT practices
  5. 5. •Democratization of access to integration •Simplification of tools •Easy & secure connectivity between on- prem  cloud assets •Device-centric LOB Applications •Ubiquitous access to data •SaaS to run core processes •API Management API Economy Increasing Mobility Citizen Integrator Hybrid Integration
  6. 6. “…to empower every person and every organization on the planet to do more.” https://www.microsoft.com/enterprise/it-trends/social-enterprise/articles/our-vision-for-productivity.aspx
  7. 7. Enterprise Integration • Industry standards support, e.g. EDI, HL7, AS/2 • Virtually unlimited scale • Fully managed iPaaS • Very high reliability 99.95 SLA for mission critical workloads • Cost competitive • Marketplace of available services, components, connectors • Core capabilities, messaging, transformation, complex logic Modern Integration • Step-based flows to drive automation • Ease of use as a feature • SaaS and web-centricity • Affordability but with built-in reliability and scale • Inclusive approach, no code, browser-based tools • Integrated part of Azure – a complete cloud solution • Agility and innovation through bimodal IT practicesEnterprise Integration Specialists Web & Mobile Devs
  8. 8. Pro Integration Developer Complex integration On-premises LOB systems Mission critical Dedicated IT resources Organization-centric Messaging patterns Web and Mobile Dev Point to point integration SaaS Failure expected/tolerated Democratized User-centric API-based
  9. 9. BizTalk Server
  10. 10. BizTalk Server 2016 • Support for SQL AlwaysOn • Production IaaS support for HA • Improved WCF NetTcpRelay adapter with SAS support • Tighter integration between BizTalk Server and API connectors to enable BizTalk Server to consume our cloud connectors such as SalesForce.Com and O365 more easily. • Better performance & usability in the admin console • Platform alignment: – Windows Server 2016 – SQL Server 2016 – Visual Studio 2015 – Office 2016
  11. 11. • No code designer for rapid creation • Dozens of pre-built templates to get started • Out of box support for popular SaaS and on- premises apps • Use with custom API apps of your own • BizTalk APIs for expert integration scenarios
  12. 12. • Box • Chatter • Delay • Dropbox • Azure HD Insight • Marketo • Azure Media Services • OneDrive • SharePoint • SQL Server • Office 365 • Oracle • QuickBooks • SalesForce • Sugar CRM • SAP • Azure Service Bus • Azure Storage • Timer / Recurrence • Twilio • Twitter • IBM DB2 • Informix • Websphere MQ • Azure Web Jobs • Yammer • Dynamics CRM • Dynamics AX • Hybrid Connectivity • HTTP, HTTPS • File • Flat File • FTP, SFTP • POP3/IMAP • SMTP • SOAP + WCF • Batching / Debatching • Validate • Extract (XPath) • Transform (+Mapper) • Convert (XML-JSON) • Convert (XML-FF) • X12 • EDIFACT • AS2 • TPMOM • Rules Engine Connectors Protocols BizTalk Services Built-in API Connectors
  13. 13. Logic Apps Improvements • Eventual porting of all functionality from Microsoft Azure BizTalk Services – Imminent replacement of MABS(?) • Addition of more Logic Apps Connectors • Extending Logic Apps to incorporate more of the rich messaging capabilities and industry verticals support currently offered by BizTalk Server • Option to host Logic Apps on-prem via Azure Stack
  14. 14. Microsoft AzureMicrosoft Private Cloud (on-premises/hosted) Microsoft Azure Stack (on premises | hosted) App innovation
  15. 15. Microsoft Private Cloud (on-premises/hosted) Microsoft Azure Stack (on premises | hosted) Cloud-consistent service delivery Cloud-optimized application platform Cloud-inspired hybrid infrastructure
  16. 16. Microsoft Integration Roadmap 1.0, Figure 2, 24 December 2015
  17. 17. Microsoft Integration Roadmap 1.0, Figure 4, 24 December 2015
  18. 18. Microsoft Integration Roadmap 1.0, Figure 1, 24 December 2015 Preview Logic Apps update GA Logic Apps Integration Summit 2016 Preview Logic Apps on Azure Stack Beta BizTalk Server RTM BizTalk Server More Logic Apps Connectors CU1 BizTalk Server
  19. 19. https://aka.ms/integrationroadmap Integration Roadmap 2015
  20. 20. Blog Posts • Saravana Kumar (MVP): – http://blogs.biztalk360.com/what-is-the-microsoft-integration-roadmap/ • Kent Weare (MVP): – http://kentweare.blogspot.com.au/2015/12/my-point-of-view-microsoft-releases.html • Scott Banwart: – http://rogue-technology.com/blog/2016/01/thoughts-on-the-microsoft-integration-roadmap/ • Sudheer Kumar Gajula: – http://spr.com/future-integration-following-microsoft-biztalk-integration-roadmap/ • Dan Toomey: – http://mindovermessaging.com/2015/12/27/following-the-roadmap-to-microsoft-integration/
  21. 21. Thank you.

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